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burden
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. The refrain of a song.
5. The tops or heads of stream- work which lie over the stream of tin.
6. The proportion of ore and flux to fuel, in the charge of a blast furnace.
7. A fixed quantity of certain commodities; as, a burden of gad steel, 120 pounds.
8. A birth.
10. The drone of a bagpipe.
11. A club.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To impose, as a load or burden; to lay or place as a burden ( something heavy or objectionable).
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